Yesterday, Donald Trump spent a full day in Texas, traveling to Odessa and Midland for a campaign-style rally and fundraiser. There’s no better indication that the state is a battleground than for the incumbent Republican President to devote such a major chunk of time in what was once a reliably red state. Trump, full of… Continue »

Win or Lose, Trump is Determined to Deport Dreamers In typical fashion, and in its determination to dismantle DACA, administration officials are saying their latest effort to limit the Obama-era program, is just a temporary measure until next steps are decided. We know what that means. When Trump and his gang say “temporary for now”… Continue »

“The best way to protect Dreamers and to move forward with a path to a permanent solution for all undocumented immigrants is to defeat Trump this November”   A new memo that lays the groundwork for eliminating the DACA program was issued today by the Trump Administration. While many news outlets are running with a… Continue »

This week will bring more attention to two of the cruelest and most unpopular elements of the Trump administration’s relentless anti-immigrant agenda: family separation and their effort to end DACA and target Dreamers. Both of these topics are coming to a head due to legal rulings – reminding observers of both the cruelty of this… Continue »

As special units from Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) act as Trump’s personal militia in Portland and other “blue cities,” the Trump administration seeking to move nearly $170 million away from bipartisan priorities — including the use of body cameras — to its own pet projects. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), the lead appropriator in the… Continue »

“The President remains on very shaky ground politically and legally as he ignores  the Supreme Court’s ruling and leaves hundreds of thousands of DACA-eligible immigrants in limbo.”   Five weeks ago today, the Supreme Court ruled that President Trump and the Department of Homeland Security unlawfully ended the DACA program. Five weeks later, the Trump… Continue »

“He’s not really acting as the President of the United States. He’s acting as the president of white people in red states.”   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: I’ll leave the legal analysis to others, because I don’t think Trump cares about whether this will withstand court… Continue »

The Military Defied Trump After Lafayette Park; DHS Stood Up as His Private Army in Oregon In response to the Trump administration’s decision to escalate conflict in Portland, Oregon by deploying DHS agents, the following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice:   “The dangers of what’s happening in Portland have deep… Continue »

 A range of leading voices from across the political spectrum agree on the following: Trump is running an openly racist and nativist campaign designed to foment white grievance; his ugly strategy is a sign of his weakness and isn’t working; and down-ballot Republicans who have enabled Trump won’t be able to unlash themselves from the… Continue »

There are many images of today’s U.S. president that have inevitably become historical. For example, when he descended the gilded staircase of his building in New York to announce his anti-immigrant presidential campaign in June of 2015, which in total certainty will become an inevitable scene in a low or high-budget movie when this is… Continue »